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Download Одноэтажная Америка ä PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ð In 1935 well into the era of Soviet communism Russian satirical writers Ilya Ilf and Evgeny Petrov came to the US as special correspondents for the Russian newspaper Pravda They drove cross country and back on a ten week In 1935 well into the era of Soviet communism Russian satirical writers Ilya Ilf and Evgeny Petrov came to the US as special correspondents for the Russian newspaper Pravda They drove cross country and back on a ten week trip recording images of American life through humerous texts and the lens of a Leica camera When they returned home they published their work in Ogonek the Sovie. MY musings while reading they saw her as little yet golden nevertheless Her greatness really lies on what No wonder some want it back view spoilerTry to see rich people the unemployed officials farmers Look for average people because it is they who make up AmericaI regret very much that I myself cannot tell you at the moment where America is located Come here again on the sixth of November 1936 presidential election day for it will be clear then what is America and where it is locatedThe proud towers of New York were behind usAll of America speeds somewhere and evidently never will stopThere are road maps published by Standard Oil Shell Socony Conoco and Essogirls At times they resemble Kay Francis at other times Greta Garbo before that they all looked like Gloria SwansonAn automobile journey across America is like a journey across an ocean monotonous and magnificentIt is indecent to refrain from going to church As for communism that is something for dirty Mexicans Slavs and Negroes It is no business for AmericansAmericans are as naive as childrenThe first month we resisted it We drank no Coca ColaThe men who work for Ford are Mexicans Poles Czechs Italians NegroesThey are excellent workers; they have golden handsBut one fine trait curiosity is almost nonexistant with Americans That is especially true of the youthAmerica was preparing for ChristmasThe traditional Santa Claus the kindly Christmas grandfather with a long white beard was driving through the streets in his gilded chariotMillions of Americans are in the throes of such childish ideasThe Indians almost never mix with the whitesWe crossed the territory of the Navajo yet where were those 60000 poor but proud peopleLas Vegas cured us completelyIt is forbidden to transport fruits or flowers into CaliforniaThere are many Chinese in San FranciscoThis is the most beautiful city in America apparently because it is in no way reminiscent of AmericaThis Hollywood is dull hellishly dull All these pictures are below the level of human dignityThey are designed for birds' brains for slow thinking human cattle of camel like lack of fastidiousness In America there are many religions and many godsSOUTHERN STATESHere even the churches were separate for example one for the white Baptists and another for the black Baptists When the Baptist God several years hence returns to earth in order to destroy soviet atheists who help one another he will be delighted with his establishments in the south of AmericaNegroes are talented peopleNegroes are impressionable peopleNegroes possess a strong imaginationNegroes love natureFinally negroes are expansiveAMERICA'S DEMOCRACYAnd if one will read carefully the text of the American Constitution it is easy to discover there grandiose and euitable sections which would seem to guarantee the general welfare Nevertheless Charles Lindbergh fled while the Constitution in the capitalist country is merely a bronze tabletIt was an amazing spectacle Senate commissionOur journey came to an endAnd throughout that entire journey we never once stopped thinking of the Soviet unionTerrible are the crimes of American capitalism When the Majestic sailed past Wall Street darkness fell and lights appeared in the skyscrapers In those windows gleamed the gold of electricity but perhaps also real gold This last golden vision of America escorted us to the very egress into the ocean hide spoiler

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T euivalent of Time magazine and later in the book Odnoetazhnaia Amerika Single Storied America This wonderful lost workfilled with wry observations biting opinions and telling photographsis now collected in Ilf and Petrov's American Road Trip the first English translationFrom Ilf and Petrov's American Road TripThe word 'America' has well developed grandiose associations for a Sov. Probably the best and the most precise guidebook of America that I have ever found It is astonishing that everything what was described eighty years ago looks like today's reality excessive loan taking unhealthy fast food shops pharmacies lifestyle advertising etc It is really a great pleasure not only to read but to travel with the authors

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Одноэтажная АмерикаIet person for whom it refers to a country of skyscrapers where day and night one hears the unceasing thunder of surface and underground trains the hellish roar of automobile horns and the continuous despairing screams of stockbrokers rushing through the skyscrapers waving their ever falling shares We want to change that imageA Cabinet Book published by Princeton Architectural Pre. Astute satirical freuently hilarious commentary on American life by Soviet comic writers of genius accompanied by inept amateur photographs abetting the commentary Elegantly assembled intelligently introduced A treasure something you want to send to all your friends Out of print after only five years and going for 1000 on Snap it up if you see it